This post is a guest post written by Maria Perez of Sew Travel Inspired! Be sure to check out her site! Santa Fe is a fascinating place to visit with kids and Christmastime is an especially good time. The best way to describe Santa Fe at Christmas is “magical.” With the unique blend of traditions from Spanish, Native American, and Old West heritage, the city has a holiday look and feel unlike anywhere in the U.S. Picture this—the nearby mountains are covered in snow, the sky is vivid blue, and the spicy smell of local piñon wood in fireplaces scents the air. The charming adobe surroundings are illuminated with the traditional appearance of luminarias (bonfires) and farolitos (small candles set in sand inside paper bags.) This is the perfect setting for a holiday vacation and the city offers dozens of holiday events to make it even more special. For centuries Santa Fe has remained strongly Catholic. Religious events such as Las Posadas and Noche Buena (Midnight Mass) at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis de Assisi are not to be missed. But the city with its unique mix of Anglo, Hispanic and Native American cultures offers something for everyone. The […]
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